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Is there a way to know what Intel processor I am using?

I had an old i7 laptop and it was broken so I took it apart and took every thing out and through some stuff away but I didn't know much about computers back then I didn't know I might want to build one so I took out the cpu trying to be careful. Foolish me put it in wrong and it wouldn't go in so I put some force and some pins broke. One year later I fixed the pins to use that cpu as my cpu for a new build to save money but I didn't check what i7 I was using so I can't find the correct MO. Is there a way to find out what i7 cpu it is? There are some like product codes on it but I searched all of them and there was nothing found.
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  1. Start -> Right click on This PC/My Computer -> Properties -> look under 'System'.

    If it is not in the machine yet i don't know, some of the newer chips have the model number printed on the chip, others just have the generation. I'm guessing you dont still have the box?
  2. Ok so I found out this is actually i5 whhy does intel lie to us says it's an i7 when it is a i5 what the fudge.
  3. I took it apart I can't do that. And no I don't have the box. Search this up 10 SR0MZ that shows a i5 instead of an i7 intel is ling to people.
  4. You took a laptop apart? And removed the CPU?
    To possibly use in a 'new build'?

    This will not work.

    Can you take a clear pic of the CPU? All the letters and numbers?
  5. As mentioned above you will not be able to use a laptop (M) cpu in a PC build.
    Where did you read/hear that is was an i7?
  6. Possibly because thats what I got when searching up the code give me a second I am getting the pic.
  7. Sorry have to go give you the pic at 4-5 pm.
  8. FreakenEpic said:
    I took it apart I can't do that. And no I don't have the box. Search this up 10 SR0MZ that shows a i5 instead of an i7 intel is ling to people.


    Stop being an Ass...Did you buy the laptop from Intel!? No you didnt! So the ones lying to you were those that built your laptop and sold it to you!

    You can use this as a desktop, on Mini-ITX case....you just need to buy a motherboard for it and those are Mini-ITX format...
  9. Windows 7,8 and 10:
    1. Right Click on desktop screen and select personalize
    2. Type Ram in search box
    3. Click on View Ram Info.
    4. Boom. There you go it will view the specs of your computer.
  10. It should display the Cpu model name on the Cpu it self
  11. Look people, no one lied to him. He's just confused and doesn't know what, when, and how about laptops and computers in general.

    He took apart a laptop and "threw some stuff away". He took the processor out so he can put it in a new build. He tried to put it back in and broken some pins. He magically fixed the pins and don't know what mobo to use.

    If you have the cpu in your hands, the model is right there in front of you right on top of the cpu.

    Nothing about this post makes any sense.
  12. Hi I am back. The sticker on the computer stated it was an i7 and the computer was bought from the original seller. Or possibly I am wrong and it was an i5.
  13. Ok i didn't know much about computers before and I am not confused I will just take that it is a i5 and use it for a build I want to make if you think that I am confused or stupid you can say that because I wouldn't care so thanks for the help I really appreciate your help with this.
  14. Best answer
    FreakenEpic said:
    Hi I am back. The sticker on the computer stated it was an i7 and the computer was bought from the original seller. Or possibly I am wrong and it was an i5.



    You bought this used? A laptop?

    Until we see some further info, the data you provided before, 10 SR0MZ, links to an i5.

    And in any case...you can't use a laptop CPU in a new desktop. i5, i7, or otherwise.

    And then we have the whole broken and now repaired pins...;)
  15. This thread is the reason we dont drink and type..... ok guys :)

    Peace.
  16. USAFRet said:
    FreakenEpic said:
    Hi I am back. The sticker on the computer stated it was an i7 and the computer was bought from the original seller. Or possibly I am wrong and it was an i5.



    You bought this used? A laptop?

    Until we see some further info, the data you provided before, 10 SR0MZ, links to an i5.

    And in any case...you can't use a laptop CPU in a new desktop. i5, i7, or otherwise.

    And then we have the whole broken and now repaired pins...;)


    Yes, you can..as i said, Mini-ITX motherboard and case and you're set...
  17. Lkaos said:
    USAFRet said:
    FreakenEpic said:
    Hi I am back. The sticker on the computer stated it was an i7 and the computer was bought from the original seller. Or possibly I am wrong and it was an i5.



    You bought this used? A laptop?

    Until we see some further info, the data you provided before, 10 SR0MZ, links to an i5.

    And in any case...you can't use a laptop CPU in a new desktop. i5, i7, or otherwise.

    And then we have the whole broken and now repaired pins...;)


    Yes, you can..as i said, Mini-ITX motherboard and case and you're set...


    Care to link us a specific motherboard that will work with this M CPU?
  18. FreakenEpic said:
    Ok i didn't know much about computers before and I am not confused I will just take that it is a i5 and use it for a build I want to make if you think that I am confused or stupid you can say that because I wouldn't care so thanks for the help I really appreciate your help with this.


    Actually, you seem very confused. None of what you're doing makes any sense. I'd suggest more reading on the subject and less airplane glue.

    On a side note, I seem to recall Celeron Ms that worked in a handful of desktop motherboards, but that was a long time ago. More likely in this case, the original poster simply destroyed a laptop in an awkward fashion.
  19. USAFRet said:
    Lkaos said:
    USAFRet said:
    FreakenEpic said:
    Hi I am back. The sticker on the computer stated it was an i7 and the computer was bought from the original seller. Or possibly I am wrong and it was an i5.



    You bought this used? A laptop?

    Until we see some further info, the data you provided before, 10 SR0MZ, links to an i5.

    And in any case...you can't use a laptop CPU in a new desktop. i5, i7, or otherwise.

    And then we have the whole broken and now repaired pins...;)


    Yes, you can..as i said, Mini-ITX motherboard and case and you're set...


    Care to link us a specific motherboard that will work with this M CPU?


    Molre than 1 actually...

    https://www.amazon.com/Supermicro-DDR3-1333-Socket-Motherboards-X9SCV-Q/dp/B005OYR7EY

    https://www.amazon.com/Jetway-NF9G-QM77-Mini-ITX-Daughterboard-Connector/dp/B009TFOAOO

    http://www.asrock.com/ipc/overview.asp?Model=IMB-170

    http://www.liantec.com/product/ITX-QM67.htm

    http://www.semiconductorstore.com/cart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=48816
  20. Lkaos said:


    Molre than 1 actually...


    OK.
    (But I doubt the OP was that deep into research on specific motherboards...;) )

    Now we are just left with discovering exactly what CPU it is, and the issue with the previously broken and now magically fixed pin situation.
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